|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 24, 2012
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (415) 824-2004 collect
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Super Luchamania Action Figures
Units: About 7,000 packs
Importer/Distributor: Lee Carter Co., of San Francisco, Calif.
Hazard: The surface paints on the action figures contain excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: The recalled Mexican wrestling Super Luchamania action figures were sold in packs of 12. The multi-colored action figures are plastic, have plastic capes and measure about four inches tall. "Super Luchamania" is printed on the action figures' packaging.
Sold at: Various Mexican specialty craft stores nationwide from June 2000 through October 2011 for between $12 and $14 per pack.
Manufactured in: Mexico
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled action figures away from children and return them to Lee Carter Co. for a full refund or credit towards a replacement product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers should call Lee Carter Co. collect at (415) 824-2004 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.leecartercompany.com
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